The Bar Stool Preachers plus support at DreadnoughtRock
Wednesday 4th March
- Venue/Location: DreadnoughtRock, Bathgate
- Doors: 19:00 till 23:00
- Min Age: 18
Market Town Promotions brings another cracker to Bathgate : THE BAR STOOL PREACHERS. Ticket Only event £12 adv
Who's Going to This?
Lineup and Details for The Bar Stool Preachers plus support
Market Town Promotions brings another cracker to Bathgate :
THE BAR STOOL PREACHERS
In a time when new punk bands have less and less to say, a bright light shines across the pond from Brighton, England. The Bar Stool Preachers are bringing back the essence of punk: music with a message. And do we ever need it in our world today! Defying genres, impossible to put in a box, challenging to the best of writers, this is a band you’ll want to interview rather than review. And B.S.P. are ready and waiting for your questions, excited to tell you of their intent, passions, goals and dreams. Whether you want to talk about their volunteer work, the political causes they hold dear to their hearts, or just hear about living in the most exciting and progressive town on the island, these boys are up for it!
Although The Bar Stool Preachers are only just beginning as a band, their album is the perfect blend of intelligent punk anthems and poignant, unsentimental love songs, both combined with the most infectious music you’ll hear this decade. “Grazie Governo” (Italian for “Thank You, Government”) exemplifies this, as the tongue-in-cheek title is the first indication that The Bar Stool Preachers are wise beyond their years. But you get a full thirteen songs of hits on this record, no filler, with a different song rising to the top to be ‘your favourite’ on every listen. Yes, this album is that good.
From the eclectic scene of punk and ska bands in the UK, The Bar Stool Preachers are a band for EVERYONE – a group of blue collar musicians who can instantly connect with anyone they play for. Exhibiting a tireless DIY work ethic that is unparalleled by its peers, the band has traveled the world gaining fans with engaging performances on the back of its critically acclaimed debut “Blatant Propaganda.”
Frontman Tom McFaull has a storied musical lineage running through his veins. The son of Colin McFaull, singer of the legendary Cock Sparrer, he’s learned a lesson or two from his father. With this pedigree, the younger McFaull leads the charge for a new generation of punk bands with incomparable charisma and anger that cannot fail to impress.
But their family is more than blood. Having Aimee Interrupter (The Interrupters) lending her voice on “Choose My Friends” and Pirates Press Records’ extended family (including Rancid, The Bouncing Souls, Dropkick Murphys and many others) in their corner, The Preachers are fortunate to have a wealth of experience and support to help lift them to their inevitable heights. They are also already famed for turning every show attendee, writer, photographer, interviewer and other band’s members into fast friends within minutes of meeting. Yes, they are that special.
THIS IS A TICKET ONLY EVENT SO grabbing a ticket in advance is the only way to guarantee entry as we don't know if or how many tickets might be left to sell on the night. ALL tickets will be put up in advance with no plans to keep any back to sell on the night. ONLY if tickets remain will they be made available.
TICKETS £12.00 advance ONLINE from 26 Nov 2019.
PRINTED TICKETS will be made available at our outlets from end of 2019 - Please check with venue if unsure where they are or when they will be out.
EARLY BIRD OFFER ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE for a LIMITED AMOUNT of TIME.
SUPPORT TO BE CONFIRMED as will stage times BUT as this is a school night gig will be a sharp kick off and finish with ONLY THE LIVE LEVEL OPEN to a Maximum of midnight.
Bar Stool Preachers
14-16 King Street
Phone: 07723 827977
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